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Warming Up For The 2010 Rule 5 Draft

Next week, top level executives from every Major League organization will congregate in Orlando, Florida for the Rule 5 Draft, which traditionally occurs at the end of the Baseball Winter Meetings.  This year’s Rule 5 Draft will go down on December 9.  As a quick refresher, here are the basics of the Rule 5 Draft: […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up (9/24/2010)

On Monday, I almost had a heart-attack.  Sure, I am exaggerating a bit, but when the news broke that Florida Bar Exam scores had been posted, I got extremely nervous.  Since completing the exam, everyone I had spoken to said that they knew I passed.  I still was not convinced.  Upon finding out that I had […]

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The Rule 5 Draft That Closed Out Last Week’s Winter Meetings

Last week was a hectic one for those already in the business of baseball and many who are willing to do whatever they can for a small chance of breaking into the industry.  Even if it takes flying to Indianapolis to tread through inclement weather and sitting in a lobby all day waiting for a […]

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Braves Solidify Pitching With Hudson

Tim Hudson and the Atlanta Braves agreed to a 3-year/$28 million contract yesterday. Hudson agreed to take a pay cut in order to stay with the Braves, since he is from Alabama, which I guess it close enough to ATL. Here is how the contract is laid out: 2010 – $9 million 2011 – $9 […]

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Update on the Pirates’ Indian Hurlers

Back in November, I wrote about the Pittsburgh Pirates global recruiting effort, especially the pickup of Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel, contestants in India’s “Million Dollar Arm” reality TV contest.  While their future within the Pirates’ organization is still unknown, Darren Rovell reported on Monday with updates to their story.  When I mentioned last time […]

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An Agent’s Best Friend

How sweet would it be to represent an MLB starting pitcher? Now image that the pitcher can hit too. Not only hit, but crush the ball. Well that is exactly what Scott Boras has in Micah Owings. Not only is Owings a solid 4 or 5 starter, but he can hit in the 9 spot […]